Accession Number : ADD002998

Title :   Method of Coating Boron Particles with Ammonium Perchlorate.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Boyd,Durrell D ; Childs,Lewis B

Report Date : 24 Aug 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : This patent discusses a method for coating boron particles with ammonium perchlorate. The method involves the steps of dissolving ammonium perchlorate in liquid ammonia, adding a volatile non-solvent diluent and boron particles to the ammonia and then vaporizing the ammonia and diluent to form a coated product.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Boron, *Ammonium perchlorate, *Encapsulation, Particles, Composite propellants, Burning rate, Oxidizers

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE